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Mining.com

Mining.com

Mining.com

Contributor since: 03 May 2017

Biography

MINING.com is a web-based global mining publication focusing on news and commentary about mining and mineral exploration. The site is a one-stop-shop for mining industry professionals, educators, investors, and the general public. We cover all the important mining news of the day, including but not limited to: drill results, mergers and acquisitions, financing, mining education, suppliers and equipment news, commodities, market data, and precious metals commentary.

  • Miners Face Greater Headwinds

    Published 17 February 2020 | viewed 2,703 times

    A report by Fitch Ratings states that, in the current context of geopolitical tensions, natural disasters and epidemics like that of the novel coronavirus, mining…

  • This Gold Miner Just Increased Its Dividends By 40%

    Published 12 February 2020 | viewed 2,232 times

    Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX) (NYSE: GOLD) posted on Wednesday a better-than-expected quarterly profit and gave investor a more than welcome 40% dividend increase thanks to strong gold prices. The…

  • BHP Takes The Crown As World’s Top Copper Miner

    Published 11 February 2020 | viewed 2,045 times

    BHP Group on Monday became the world’s largest copper miner based on production after Chile’s copper commission announced a slide in output at state-owned Codelco.…

  • Can Canada Revitalize Its Mining Industry?

    Published 05 February 2020 | viewed 1,899 times

    The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report on Tuesday, saying it is time is for the industry to fulfill its potential as…

  • Why Russia Is Trading Influence For Profit In Africa

    Published 04 February 2020 | viewed 1,886 times

    While Russia has been playing for power in Africa in recent years by sending arms, offering mercenaries and cinching mining deals, the foundations of Moscow’s…

  • Ethical Investors Fight For A Greener Mining Industry

    Published 03 February 2020 | viewed 4,622 times

    The mining and metals sector is facing greater scrutiny from communities at host countries, end consumers and society at large, demanding transparent, ethical supply chains,…

  • Iron Prices Fall Victim To Coronavirus Panic

    Published 29 January 2020 | viewed 1,821 times

    Benchmark iron ore prices fell on Wednesday after as China, responsible for more than 70 percent of the world’s seaborne iron ore trade, struggles to…

  • Five Things To Watch In The Battery Metals Market

    Published 28 January 2020 | viewed 2,398 times

    Many in the battery raw materials market were likely happy to see the back of 2019, as it was a year characterized largely by falling…

  • Copper Slides Under Coronavirus Concerns

    Published 27 January 2020 | viewed 2,059 times

    The copper price dropped further on Monday as the deadly coronavirus outbreak in China, where 40 million people are now under lockdown in the central…

  • Gold Is Still Cheap Compared To Stocks

    Published 24 January 2020 | viewed 1,958 times

    The gold price was drifting sideways on Thursday, down some $50 an ounce from a brief (but glorious) near seven-year intraday high above $1,600 an ounce a…

  • Gold Major Looks To Hike Dividends By 79%

    Published 07 January 2020 | viewed 1,502 times

    Newmont (NYSE: NEM) (TSX: NGT), the world’s No. 1 gold miner, said on Monday it would bump its annual dividend up 79%, effective in the first quarter…

  • Australian Billionaire To Invest In $88 Million Struggling Solar Project

    Published 06 December 2019 | viewed 2,103 times

    Australian mining billionaire and philanthropist Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest is said to have come to the rescue of a massive and troubled solar farm in Western…

  • Canada Looks To Become A Major Source For Critical Minerals

    Published 05 December 2019 | viewed 1,970 times

    Natural Resources Canada would hire a British firm to provide 10-year market forecasts for nearly two dozen vital minerals used in products like electric car…

  • Low Prices Plague Beleaguered Lithium Miners

    Published 21 November 2019 | viewed 1,533 times

    Chile’s Chemical and Mining Society (SQM), the world’s second-largest lithium producer, continues to suffer from sustained weak prices and demand for the metal used in…

  • Mining Boom Sparks Deforestation Concerns

    Published 19 November 2019 | viewed 1,303 times

    Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon has hit the highest annual level in over a decade this year, amid President Jair Bolsonaro’s push to open the huge rainforest…

  • World's Largest Gold Miner Sees Profits Triple

    Published 06 November 2019 | viewed 2,384 times

    Canada’s Barrick Gold (TSX:ABX)(NYSE:GOLD), the world’s second largest producer of the yellow metal, saw its profit for the three months to September almost tripled as a result…

  • The Green New Deal Is Great News For Miners

    Published 31 October 2019 | viewed 2,876 times

    Leftwing darling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed Green New Deal, despite its flimsy 14 pages total, is nothing if not all-encompassing and vaulting in its ambition. The…

  • The Dying Coal Industry Claims Another Victim

    Published 29 October 2019 | viewed 2,211 times

    Murray Energy, the US largest privately owned coal producer led by outspoken Donald Trump’s ally Robert Murray, has filed for chapter 11 protection, as the fossil…

  • Rio Tinto Vies To Become Top U.S. Lithium Producer

    Published 22 October 2019 | viewed 2,423 times

    Rio Tinto, (ASX, LON:RIO), the world’s No. 2 miner, may become the largest lithium producer in the United States if a pilot project that is kicking…

  • Private Investors Turn Back On Mining

    Published 21 October 2019 | viewed 1,718 times

    Private capital tracker Preqin in a third quarter update outlines “escalated investors’ concerns” for natural resource investment with “geopolitical pressure dictating much of the momentum” in the…